Protohippus vetus Quinn 1955 (horse)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Equidae

Alternative combination: Merychippus vetus

Full reference: J. H. Quinn. 1955. Miocene Equidae of the Texas Gulf Coastal Plain. Bureau of Economic Geology, The University of Texas Report of Investigations 5516:1-102

Belongs to Protohippus according to B. J. MacFadden 1998

See also Forsten 1975, Hulbert 1988 and Quinn 1955

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BEG 31242-71, a maxilla (ght and left maxilla lacking the right P2)

Ecology: ground dwelling grazer-browser


• Miocene of United States (9: Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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